There are many bamboo steamers available on the market that are made by different brands.
A bamboo food steamer is constructed of woven bamboo and consists of a few stackable baskets. Due to it’s natural composition the steamer needs a bit of care before use and after. For steaming large quantities of food, additional baskets can be added.
A Bamboo steamer is a very attractive kitchen appliance. Food can be served directly from it. Comparing it to all other steamers bamboo food steamers cannot be used directly on the stove and requires additional pot, wok or even skillet that is a larger size than steamer. Since the baskets of bamboo steamers are not tall, it is suitable for steaming small size vegetables. Large products such as, artichokes, chicken, cauliflower, head of broccoli will not fit in a bamboo basket. Using parchment liners, corn husks, cabbage, lettuce and banana leaves prevents food from sticking to the bottom.
We reviewed best bamboo food steamers and listed them below.